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Poll Results: whats your choice for 990fx

Poll expired: Jul 11, 2011  
  • 0% (1)
    Asus M5A97evo
  • 0% (1)
    Asus M5A99Xevo
  • 49% (58)
    Asus Sabertooth 990fx
  • 31% (37)
    Asus Crosshair V Formula / Thunderbolt
  • 0% (1)
    Biostar TA-990FXE
  • 12% (15)
    Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD7
  • 4% (5)
    MSI 990FXA-GD80
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post #4551 of 10135
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After some mix up with Asus, I was assured my replacement board would be shipped today. Only thing I received was An email with shipping label, no instructions or updates on rma. Oh and my name and phone was skewed on label, but upon entering info on website it popped up???? Not a great 1st experience with Asus customer support. Hoping I'll get it.

hang in there asus has a fairly solid customer service side. yes they have their probs. but most people come away happy
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post #4552 of 10135
thats why im wondering... if it was/ is going to be on the 28th then why sint it all over the net and in there statement it should be released in the middle of march.... i think were past that lol
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thats why im wondering... if it was/ is going to be on the 28th then why sint it all over the net and in there statement it should be released in the middle of march.... i think were past that lol

lol yeah unless there keeping it hush hush tongue.gif
post #4554 of 10135
lol i guess thats always a possibility ... kinda sux ive been waiting for this board for a while lol... frown.gif
post #4555 of 10135
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Hey folks I'm looking for opinions from some the sabertooth owners in the club as to what their experience and thoughts are on a few things. I recently bought am ASUS Sabertooth rev 1.0 board from an OCN member in the market place. I also bought AMD Phenom II 1055T and MSI 870A Fuzion w/ Antec Kuhler 620 from another member. My current rig is a gigabyte 990FXA UD3 mobo with an FX-8350 at it's core. I am wondering how others feel about how I should set things up. Specifically whether I should A: Put the 8350 on the Sabertooth and put the 1055T on the Gigabyte B: Leave the 8350 on the Gigabyte and put the 1055T on the Sabertooth C: Leave the 1055T on the MSI and buy either another FX series or APU and put it on the gigabyte

I am in a quandary as to what I should do with these gems! Please help!!!


Well, I personally just got my Sabertooth R2 about month and a half ago...I have an 8350 as well, coming from a Giga UD3..and although I was pleasantly surprised with it...for that price, I definitely switched that chip to the new Sabertooth board...and put my older Phenom II x4 955BE into the UD3...

couple of things with the UD3..
Bios not as specific and not as many options as the Sabertooth, especially when it comes to specific vrm power controls..
(btw, my UD3 is a Rev3..not sure about yours)
Bios is nice..UEFI as well, on the Rev3 but missing things and the voltage controls bothered me a bit..but I did manage..I prefer specific set as opposed to the "offsets" that the Giga had me use..
The UD3 board is known for it's "VDroop" and I did experience that..
It's throttling at times was a bit frustrating to overcome..but did so
the boards cooling was limited although didn't get anything too major or concerning when doing high oc's..but Sabertooth is better..

That's about it.. I would also use the Sabertooth for the 8350..but again like the other mentioned..may also depend on your uses..
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post #4556 of 10135
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Well, I personally just got my Sabertooth R2 about month and a half ago...I have an 8350 as well, coming from a Giga UD3..and although I was pleasantly surprised with it...for that price, I definitely switched that chip to the new Sabertooth board...and put my older Phenom II x4 955BE into the UD3...

couple of things with the UD3..
Bios not as specific and not as many options as the Sabertooth, especially when it comes to specific vrm power controls..
(btw, my UD3 is a Rev3..not sure about yours)
Bios is nice..UEFI as well, on the Rev3 but missing things and the voltage controls bothered me a bit..but I did manage..I prefer specific set as opposed to the "offsets" that the Giga had me use..
The UD3 board is known for it's "VDroop" and I did experience that..
It's throttling at times was a bit frustrating to overcome..but did so
the boards cooling was limited although didn't get anything too major or concerning when doing high oc's..but Sabertooth is better..

That's about it.. I would also use the Sabertooth for the 8350..but again like the other mentioned..may also depend on your uses..

Thinking about getting the Sabertooth for my 8320 because the UD5 has horrible vdroop as well. Did you do a clean build and clean install of the OS or did you just transfer. I Know that a clean install is always recommended but I have things that I can't afford to loose right now.
post #4557 of 10135
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Thinking about getting the Sabertooth for my 8320 because the UD5 has horrible vdroop as well. Did you do a clean build and clean install of the OS or did you just transfer. I Know that a clean install is always recommended but I have things that I can't afford to loose right now.

Not doing a clean install of operating system when changing mobo's is bloody lazy and sometimes you cant just transfer over tongue.gif

If your stuff was that valuable you'd of backed it all up by now.

The problems you could face are far worse than backing up valuable data tongue.gif
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post #4558 of 10135
ok guys remember that link with the youtube video of the new asus motherboard well i was talking to the guy who showed it can gave the link on where he got it so can't be long now for it to come out here now http://www.komplett.se/k/ki.aspx?sku=777144
post #4559 of 10135
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Not doing a clean install of operating system when changing mobo's is bloody lazy and sometimes you cant just transfer over tongue.gif

If your stuff was that valuable you'd of backed it all up by now.

The problems you could face are far worse than backing up valuable data tongue.gif

Yes, lazy but sometimes (in rare occasions) a necessity. The things I need to save are not restorable so no a backup would not be a viable solution. I understand exactly what you are speaking of. I have been around computers for the better part of twenty-five years. However I have performed many such operations where a similar chipset from a different board (as long as you aren't running RAID) has been surgically transplanted and ran fine until such time that a clean install was viable. No it wasn't the best choice but at the time it was the only choice. I have my OS drive but also have my DATA drives that have a backup every three days. The issue still remains that the data I need is not restorable. I will prob wait as I am running RAID0 anyways but can transfer some files when my project is over.

Thank you for your input though. I do (sincerely) appreciate it. As I said before though, I have had successful transplants before with similar chipsets from different companies and that is why I was wondering.
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I just seen ASUS announcing it on FB just minutes ago but still not saying its release date: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=524496044260465&set=a.186749591368447.43127.179161458793927&type=1
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